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Two file for FISD trustee election

Two file for FISD trustee election

For the next few weeks, candidates and municipalities will work to shape the election landscape this May. Filing opened Wednesday, Jan. 18, and closes at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. Farmersville voters will head to the polls for both municipal, school district and Collin...

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Volunteer fireman charged with arson

Volunteer fireman charged with arson

A volunteer with the Westminster and Blue Ridge fire departments was arrested by Collin County deputies over the weekend in connection with several fires he is suspected of starting. Booked into Collin County Detention Center on an arson charge was Dylan Joseph Ima,...

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Farmersville soldier remembered with portrait

Farmersville soldier remembered with portrait

The portrait of a fourth Farm­ersville military veteran who died in service to his country was dedicated last month as part of the Fallen Warriors Project at Collin County Courthouse in McKinney. Honored was Vernon Hubert Jackson, a 25-year-old army sergeant who died...

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Clearing the air on vaping

Clearing the air on vaping

If you’ve tuned in to a news station or logged onto a computer lately, you’ve probably been flooded with advertising campaigns and media coverage on vaping.   For the full story, see the Oct. 4 issue or subscribe online.   By April Towery •...

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Voter registration deadline is Oct. 7

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 7

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 5 statewide Constitutional Amendment election is less than a week away, on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Voters are being asked to cast ballots on 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. Early voting for the election opens...

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Food, fun and family on 40th Old Time Saturday agenda

Food, fun and family on 40th Old Time Saturday agenda

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. That may be a lyric from the “Cheers” theme song, but it also rings true for Farmersville’s Old Time Saturday event, which for four decades has brought local families together. This year’s big event is set for...

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Harassment claimed against former mayor

Harassment claimed against former mayor

Former Farmersville Mayor Diane Piwko spent part of this week in court answering a complaint that she harassed and threatened business partner and tenant Stacie Acevedo. The hearing before 429th District Judge Jill Willis was held Tuesday morning, Oct. 1. For the full...

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New FISD police chief named

New FISD police chief named

Changes are in the works for both the Farmersville Police Department and the Farmersville ISD Police Department. Effective immediately, Lieutenant Brian Alford has taken the reins as the news FISD Chief. He has served with the Farmersville Police Department since...

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